Quang Binh is a famous tourist destination, attracting domestic and international tourists by attractive tourism products which bring great experiences to visitors.
Let’s with Quang Binh Travel share the most complete and detailed experience traveling Quang Binh.
Perhaps, referring to Quang Binh, people will immediate think of a poor land with harsh nature, only Lao wind and white sand together with hardworking people. However, it was a story of the past, Quang Binh now is considered a land rich in tourism potential, home to many famous Vietnamese and international scenic spots.
Overview of Quang Binh Tourism
Quang Binh is known as the “Kingdom of Caves” with more than 404 different large and small Caves, including: Son Doong Cave, En Cave, Paraside Cave, Phong Nha Cave, Tien Son Cave, Dark Cave, Cha Loi Cave System in Le Thuy…Besides, Quang Binh ecotourism sites such as Mooc Spring, Zipline Chay River, Ozo Park… are extremely attractive.
Not only that, Quang Binh is also known for its incredible unspoiled beaches: Nhat Le Beach, Da Nhay Beach, Vung Chua – Dao Yen together with the beautiful Quang Phu Sand Hill stretching along Nhat Le coast.
Besides, coming to Quang Binh, visitors can also visit many special spiritual tourist attractions such as: Tomb of General Vo Nguyen Giap, Tam Co Cave, Vo Nguyen Giap General’s Memorial House, and the 700-year-olds Hoang Phuc ancient pagoda.
Especially in 2023, Quang Binh traveling will receive more new and unique tourism products such as: “Traveling and discovering the nature”, “Learning about Van Kieu ethnic community culture”, “Visiting the new tours in Le Thuy and Quang Ninh districts”
The most attractive tourist destinations in Quang Binh
Phong Nha Cave.
Phong Nha Cave is the top destination for first-time visitors to Quang Binh. Phong Nha cave has been put into tourism activities since 1991 and was recognized the World Natural Heritage first time in 2003.Visitors to Phong Nha Cave will be strongly impressed by the magnificent magical stalactite systems bestowed by nature.
To reach Phong Nha cave, visitor will rent a boat to go along the Son River in about 30 minutes.It would be a big omission traveling Quang Binh without Phong Nha Cave.
Ticket price : 150,000 VND / person
Boat price: 550,000/12 people
Location: Son Trach, Bo Trach Quang Binh
From Dong Hoi to Phong Nha is about 50km in the northwest direction. You can go by car, motorbike or bus.
Paraside Cave is considered the longest dry cave in Asia and the cave with the most magnificent stalactite system among Quang Bing Cave systems. Paradise Cave was put into tourist activities in 2009 and sinnce then, Paradise Cave has always been a top destination in Quang Binh. Not similar to Phong Nha Cave, if you want to get to Thien Duong Cave, first taking the tram and then you will climb about 525 stairs to reach the Cave entrance.
Here visitors will follow the pre-installed wooden stairs to explore the stalactite system in Paraside Cave and return the entrance to finish the tour.
Ticket price : 250,000 VND/ person
Child ticket price 125,000 VND / person
Tram fee (distance 1.7km) for 4 seat to 14 seat: from 100,000 VND to 350,000VND
Location : Phong Nha, Quang Binh
From Dong Hoi to Thien Duong Cave is about 75km in the northwest direction, near the West branch of Ho Chi Minh Road.
Mooc Spring is a popular eco-tourism destination for tourists when traveling to Quang Binh, especially in the summer. Here, visitors can enjoy the cool and clear spring with a temperature from 20 to 22 degrees Celsius as well as experience playing water games or Kayaking
Ticket price to visit Mooc Spring: 80,000 VND/person
Package services price: 180,000 VND / 1 person
Location: Phong Nha, Quang Binh
From Dong Hoi to Mooc Spring is about 70km, you can rent a car or ride motorbike. Mooc Spring is located in the tourist center
Chay River -Dark Cave
Chay River- Dark Cave is located near the West branch of Ho Chi Minh Road, far from Mooc spring 2 km. Chay River, Dark Cave, is a travel destination attracting many visitors, especially international visitors with interesting experiences.
At Chay River, there are 3 experiences you should try: Zipline swinging through Chay River, mud bathing in Dark Cave and kayaking on the river with exciting games.
Ticket price to visit Chay River is 80,000 VND / person. However, to play all the games and take a mud bath you have to pay 450,000 VND/ person. Without mud bath, it costs 270,000 VND/ person including zipline and games on the Chay river.
Traveling Quang Binh, you should experience Chay River Dark cave.
Quang Phu Sand Hill
Quang Phu Sand Hill or Nhan Trach Sand Hill is free tourist site. Here you can check in or rent skis from local people along the way with the price 30,000 VND.
The Sand Hill is about 10km from Dong Hoi city, so it is convenient for you to move and explore. Quang Phu Sand Hill in Quang Binh used to be the destination of Miss World Peace and Netin Travel Company is a tour operator for the beauty Queens with impressive activities.
The Valley of Love
The Valley of Love is a camping site for visitors who fond of natural experience. Valley of Love is located in Ngan Thuy commune, Le Thuy district in the series of activities exploring Cha Loi Cave.
Coming here, visitors will participate in camping, campfire activities and Cave trekking.
Ozo Park is a new destination of Quang Binh recently. Ozo Park is located on 20th Victory Road. There are many interesting activities for visitors to relax, especially tree games and water kayaking activities.
The ticket price depending on the time, usually from 80,000 to 180,000 VND.
From Dong Hoi to Ozo Park is about 85km. You can travel on the West branch of Ho Chi Minh Road or 20th Victory Road.
Adventure tours Quang Binh you can refer to.
Quang Binh is famous for its adventure tourism products associated with Cave systems. Visitors will have the opportunity to conquer beautiful and pristine caves that have never been affected by human . Adventure tours in Quang Binh are sold in the package form.
Adventure travel nowadays is also an attractive experience that attracts young people .
Son Doong Cave
Son Doong Cave located in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park is considered the largest Cave in the world. With a 4-day 3-night experience tour, this is the top difficult adventure tour in Vietnam and also a symbol of Quang Binh adventure travel. Son Doong Cave is highly appreciated by tourists as well as major travel Magazines in the world.
To explore Son Doong Cave, visitors have to walk a distance of more than 25km and conquer many challenges in the moving process. Currently conquering Son Doong Cave is the dream of many people. However, to conquer Son Doong Cave requires you a good health and taking a health test before going.
Son Dong Cave tour price: 3,000$/1 person
Cha Loi Cave
Cha Loi Cave is a beautiful cave located in the south of Quang Binh.The system of Cha Loi Caves including: Van Cave, Kieu Cave and Cha Loi Cave.
With the appropriate difficulty level 3, this will be an attractive experience for young people and business organizations. Besides visiting the unique caves, you can also trek under the primeval mountains and immerse yourself in a cool spring.
Ticket price of Cha Loi Cave
Tour 1 day: 1,550,000 VND/person
Tour 2 days 1 night: 4,370,000 VND/person
Kong sinkhole is one of the top adventure tourism products in Vietnam today. In addition to Cave trekking like other adventure tours, visitors can participate in adventure rope swing activities. You must be trained by the tour company before going.
Kong sinkhole tour is organized 4 days 3 nights.
En Cave is the third largest Cave in the world located in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. On the way to Son Doong, you will pass and stay 1 night in En Cave. To conquer En Cave, you have to cross a hill with a rather difficult slope. You also pass Doong village where the Bru Van Kieu ethnic people live.
With moderate difficulty, En Cave is one of the most popular adventure tours attracting international visitors. A very beautiful camping site in the Cave is considered the outstanding of En Cave.
Tu Lan Cave systems
Tu Lan Cave systems located in Tan Hoa, Minh Hoa district, is one of the adventure tourism sites in Quang Binh with dozens of different large and small Caves. The tour is organized from 1 to 3 days.
It’s about 90 km from Phong Nha to the Tu Lan cave system. From the operator center you will follow the tour program to start Cave trekking.
Tra Ang Cave
Tra Ang Cave is a water Cave located in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. Coming to Tra Ang, visitors can both visit, swim in the cool water of the Cave and walk to explore Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park.
Tra Ang Spring is a stream with a length of more than 4km, originating from the mouth of Tra Ang Cave and then pouring into the mouth of Phong Nha Cave.
Ruc Mon Cave
Ruc Mon Cave is an adventure tourist destination in Minh Hoa, attracting visitors with beautiful underground rivers. The Ruc Mon Cave is associated with the “Can Vuong” movement.
Ruc Mon Cave is covered by huge limestone mountains dating back hundreds of millions of years. Due to the fact that the Cave has not been exploited for tourism activities much along with the conservation of local people, Ruc Mon Cave still retains impressive wild features. Those are large limestone blocks, cool green rivers and sparkling stalactites.
Trekking Dong Chau forest, Cong Troi waterfall
Unlike other adventure tours in Quang Binh which are usually combined with Caves, Dong Chau Forest, Cong Troi Waterfall Trekking tours is mainly trekking the primeval forest systems and beautiful waterfall systems, including Toc Tien waterfall, Cong Troi waterfall, Mien Trung waterfall.
You will conquer the waterfall systems from different levels. This will be an amazing experience for you with unrepeatable experiences throughout the journey. Visitors will be able to check in huge big trees, camp at the primeval forest or bullet field where is considered the second Da Lat.
From Dong Hoi to Dong Chau Forest is about 70km.
Vung Chua Dao Yen – The place to visit Vo Nguyen Giap General’s grave.
In 2013, General Vo Nguyen Giap rested in Vung Chua Dao Yen. Since then, Vung Chua Dao Yen has become the leading spiritual tourist site when coming to Quang Binh. Visitors can not only burn incense to commemorate Vo Nguyen Giap General- the hero of the nation, but also enjoy the beautiful natural scenery.
From Dong Hoi to Vung Chua Dao Yen is about 70km in the north.
Currently, Vung Chua Dao Yen is tempoparily closed.
The Lieu Hanh Holy Mother Temple
Temple of the Holy Mother Lieu Hanh is one of the famous spiritual tourist site of Quang Binh. Especially at the beginning of the year, this place attracts a lot of tourists coming to offer incense and pray. Travel Quang Binh often combine visiting the grave of General Vo Nguyen Giap, the Lieu Hanh Holy Mother Temple along with Hoanh Son Quan Ngang Pass.
From Dong Hoi to Lieu Hanh Holy Mother Temple is about 75km in the North.
Tam Co Cave
Tam Co Cave is a rock Cave in Phong Nha Ke Bang where recored the tragic story of the Youth Volunteer Team including 4 men, 4 women has sacrificed while on a combat mission.To avoid American bombs, they went into a moutain Cave to stay. However, the enemy dropped bombs and collapsed the Cave entrance, they couldn’t get out and sacrificed forever.
Tam Co Cave with many mysterious stories is one of the leading spiritual destination in Quang Binh. Today, when coming to Phong Nha, visitors will go to the Km17 on 20th Victory Road, burning incense to commemorate the 8 young heroes of country.
From Dong Hoi to Tam Co Cave is about 80km in the west.
Hoang Phuc Temple
Hoang Phuc Pagoda is an ancient temple dating back more than 700 years and it has been reconstructed recently. Hoang Phuc pagoda is one of the tourist attractions where visitors can pray for health and peace for themselves and their families.
From Dong Hoi to Hoang Phuc Pagoda is about 50km in the South direction.
Hoang Phuc Pagoda is a free tourisim site.
When is the suitable time traveling Quang Binh?
Traveling Quang Binh is also affected by the weather. It is divided into 2 seasons: rainy season and hot season.
Therefore, visitors should come to Quang Binh from March to September, when the weather in Quang Binh is most stable. From September to March next year, there are often heavy rains and storms, so it is not convenient for visitors. However, due to climate change, now Quang Binh’s weather in the rainy season is also quite pleasant with few storms, it’s able to visit.
To admire the beautiful scenery of Quang Binh, you should choose the right time.
Therefore, before going, you should phone to ask about the weather of Quang Binh. You can contact Netin Travel or call 0911 366 567 for free consultation.
What means of transport to Quang Binh?
Quang Binh – the heart of the Central region, is also quite convenient in terms of traffic. You can get to Quang Binh by Road, Railway, Air and Sea.
To Quang Binh by Train (Railway)
Traveling by train is the most popular means of transport. Traveling Quang Binh by train is safe, convenient with reasonable price. Although the train time is different and often late but still within an acceptable level.
Currently, the ticket price has changed and fluctuated over time. Therefore, you need book train ticket to Quang Binh in advance.
From Hanoi to Quang Binh is about 522km. You will stay at train for more than 10 hours to reach Dong Hoi City, Quang Binh.
From Hue to Dong Hoi is about 160km and 3 hours, From Da Nang to Dong Hoi is about 270km and 6 hours.You can easily book train ticket to Dong Hoi.
(Now, there are many additional flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Dong Hoi City, you just need to contact the ticket office or Netin Travel company specializing in Quang Binh tours to support you).
To Quang Binh by road
If you want to travel to Quang Binh by road, we recommend you to use the Cars running on the 1A National Highway route which are qualified to serve passenger transport as well as good at service attitude of the staffs. It’s better to choose sleeper cars on the journey to explore Quang Binh.
From Hanoi to Quang Binh : the price is quite reasonable, cheap and convenient from 200,000 VND to 250,000 VND depending on the time. You can contact the sleeper bus companies such as: Hung Long Quang Binh bus (1 19001998) or Hoang Linh bus (0966673888 or 0868943888) and Hien Hien bus (0968805777 or 09689057770).
You will travel about 10 hours to 12 hours. The bus departs from Hanoi at 7:00 pm and arrive Dong Hoi around 6:00 am. You just need to get in the car and sleep for a while to come to Quang Binh.
To Quang Binh by air
Currently, there are many flights from Ha Noi or Ho Chi Minh City to Dong Hoi Airport. You can contact the agent to book air ticket to Quang Binh.
The Quang Binh Hotels
There are many hotels in Quang Binh today. It’s just a matter of your pocket to choose the corresponding hotel. Currently, large and classy hotels are concentrated in Dong Hoi City, homestays and farmstays are concentrated in Phong Nha Ke Bang. When traveling to Quang Binh, you can refer to the following hotels:
Hostel, 1-star Hotel
Prices fluctuate from 200.000 VND to 250.000 VND/room/night. These include: Hoang Hai Hostel (Dong Hoi Station), Hang Nga Hotel (Ly Thuong Kiet Street), Luong Thuc Hotel (Ly Thuong Kiet Street), Anh Linh Hotel, Ngoc Bao Hotel (Duong Van An Street). Nam Long Hotel (Phan Chu Trinh Street). Those are the popular hotels we often arrange for guests.
Most of the 2-star hotels in Quang Binh are located on Truong Phap along Nhat Le beach, prices fluctuate from 400.000 VND – 650.000 VND/room/night, such as: Ngan Ha Hotel, Thanh Phuc Hotel, Hanoi Hotel – Sunrise Hotel, Ban Mai Hotel, Cong Doan Hotel,Vietnam – Laos Hostel. The hotel is relatively clean and suitable for going to Nhat Le beach.
The price of a 3-star hotel in Quang Binh fluctuate from 600.000 VND – 1.000.000 VND / room / night such as: Phu Cuong Hotel, Quang Phu Hotel, Anh Linh 2 Hotel… These hotels are located near Nhat Le Beach.
You can choose Saigon Quang Binh Hotel, Sam Quang Binh Hotel, Royal Hotel which are located in the heart of Dong Hoi, in front of the beautiful Nhat Le River. If you want to be near the Nhat Le Beach, you can choose Muong Thanh Nhat Le hotel or Muong Thanh Quang Binh Hotel, Bao Ninh Beach resort…
Many 5-star hotels have been built in recent years, typically the Sun Spa Resort, the Gold Coast Resort Spa hotel on the Bao Ninh peninsula, or the Vinpearl Hotel Quang Binh in the heart of Dong Hoi city. In high-rise hotels, you can enjoy a panoramic view of Dong Hoi City or Nhat Le Beach. These 5-star hotels are extremly suitable for leisure travel.
And if you like to stay in Phong Nha, you can refer to Phong Nha Lake House, Phong Nha Farmstay, Chay Lap Farmstay… The price is from 900,000 – 1,500,000 VND
(You can refer to this link: https://www.quangbinhtravel.vn/hotels/khach-san-quang-binh)
Currently, Quang Binh is investing in building many beautiful homestays which become an ideal check-in point for tourists. These homestays are mainly concentIf you need to find homestays in Phong Nha such as Son Doong Bungalow, Jungle Boss Homestay, …
You can refer here: https://www.quangbinhtravel.vn/danh-sach-cac-homestay-o-quang-binh-ma-ban-nen-biet.html rated in Dong Hoi and Phong Nha.
Quang Binh entertainment spots.
Besides visiting Caves or beautiful landscapes, attractive spiritual spots, visitors can also refer to some cafes and bars to relax.
Beautiful Coffee shops in Quang Binh
• Coco’s coffee shop is located at 57 Nguyen Huu Canh in the center of Dong Hoi.
• Paven Caffe is located at the foot of Nhat Le bridge.
• Some Western-style coffee shops such as Coffee Tree Hugger (30 Nguyen Du); Geminai Coffee (56 Nguyen Du), Atena Bakery&Cafe (58 Tran Hung Dao)
Karaoke shops in Dong Hoi, Quang Binh
There are many Karaoke shops in Dong Hơi with good quality, cost from 200.000 VND to 350.000 VND. You can refer to the following addresses:
• Thai Binh Karaoke, Paradise Karaoke or Tan Loc Phat (28 Mac Dinh Chi), Karaoke Pro (128 Quang Trung), Karaoke Hoang Linh , Karaoke Paradise G8 (Li Thuong Kiet)…
Car rental in Quang Binh
If you want to visit Quang Binh as a backpacker, you can rent a motorbike for 200.000VND/day and fill up your own gas. You can contact:
• Mr. Cuong at Dong Hoi station: 0912356056
If you want to discover Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, you should not ride a motorbike alone, because of not being familiar with traffic especially on the Ho Chi Minh road, it will be easy to get heatstroke, very tired and dangerous. .
The distance from Dong Hoi to Phong Nha is quite far, about 60km, so you can rent a 4-seater or 7-seater car with a driver.The price of a 4-seater car to visit Phong Nha Cave – Paradise Cave is about 900.000 VND / day, 4- seater car is about 1.000.000 VND – 1.200.000 VND. You can contact Mr. Quyet on a reputable bus company in Quang Binh with many tourist cars with reasonable price by the phone number 0914.666.873. Or you can consult and contact the car rental at https://www.quangbinhtravel.vn/ Quang Binh Rental.
Rent a car in Quang Binh by yourself or book a tour of Quang Binh?
If you want to know more about Quang Binh travel, the tour guide of the travel company will provide it for you. You can contact Netin Travel Company, headquarter in 161 Ly Thuong Kiet, Dong Hoi through Ms. Trang 0911366567 for advice on daily tours to Quang Binh or savings tours. You can refer to the website: www.quangbinhtravel.vn or email: email@example.com.
We will pick you up traveling Quang Binh anywhere in Dong Hoi city.
The attractive destinations in Quang Binh
“Traveling Quang Binh, what should we go?”can be the first question when you have the idea of coming to Quang Binh.
Tourist sites outside Dong Hoi city
Hoang Phuc Pagoda (Le Thuy District), Vo Nguyen Giap General Memorial House (Le Thuy District), Than Dinh Mountain, Da Nhay are the attractive destination located outside Dong Hoi city. Currently, Quang Binh has just added Canh Duong mural village, you can check-in or experience beautiful homestays at here. Ngang Pass in Ly Hoa, Cha Loi Cave in Le Thuy are also points worth choosing.
Tourist sites within Dong Hoi city.
Coming to Dong Hoi city, you have the opportunity to visit Quang Binh Gate, the Mother Suot Monument, the Ruins of the bell tower of Tam Toa Church, Luy Thay, Nhat Le Beach, and Quang Phu Sand Dunes. These spots are part of the Dong Hoi Tourist sites and completely free.
Quang Binh tours you should refer to
Depending on the time you spend in Quang Binh, we outline Quang Binh Tours from 1 to 4 days. You can rely on this itinerary to choose Tour.
The latest 1-day joint tour Phong Nha
Joint tours depart daily to visit famous tourist sites in Quang Binh. Car and guide will pick you up at hotels or Dong Hoi train station to follow the tour. This form helps you to reduce costs and make more friends during the tour.
• Dong Hoi – Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park – Paradise Cave – Phong Nha Cave (1,050,000 VND/pax)
• Dong Hoi – Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park – Paradise Cave – Chay River Zipline – Dark Cave (VND 1,350,000/pax)
• Phong Nha Cave- Mooc Springs
• Paradise Cave – Mooc Springs
• The Grave of General Vo Nguyen Giap – Phong Nha Cave tour within 1 day
• Dong Hoi – Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park – Phong Nha Cave – Chay River Zipline – Dark Cave (1,300,000 VND/pax).
• Phong Nha Cave Tour (650,000 VND/pax)
• Paradise Cave Tour (750,000 VND/pax)
• Dong Hoi – Paradise Cave – Visiting the Grave of General Vo Nguyen Giap (1,100,000 VND/pax)
• Dong Hoi – Lieu Hanh Holy Mother Temple – The Grave of General Vo Nguyen Giap – Da Nhay Beach (650,000vnd/pax).
Quang Binh 3 days 2 nights Tour.
Quang Binh Tour 3 – days 2- nights is suitable for many people especially businesses. This is also the most chosen tour by tourists when coming to Quang Binh.
With a 3-day 2-night tour, you will visit many famous places of Quang Binh. However, Quang Binh Travel recommend you the suitable route as follows:
Day 1: The Grave of Vo Nguyen Giap General , Ngang Pass, Lieu Hanh Holy Mother Temple, Da Nhay Beach, check-in hotel, swimming in Nhat Le Beach.
Day 2: Paradise Cave – Mooc Spring or Chay River Dark Cave
Day 3: Quang Phu Sand Dunes – Phong Nha Cave